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IAU_KU_2011_EEP introduction

  1. 1. International Association of  Universities A Brief Overview of Current Actions 16 November, 2011 Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya Eva Egron‐Polak, IAU Secretary General 1
  2. 2. Karibu Kenya!IAU is honoured to co‐host you with Kenyatta University • We pay homage to the memory  of Nobel Laureate Dr. Wangari  Muta Maathai for her  achievements  and the work she  inspired here in Africa and around  the world. • We dedicate the 2011  IAU  Conference to those suffering  from the famine in the Horn of  Africa; donations to the Kenyatta  University Famine Relief Fund will 2
  3. 3. Introducing IAU• IAU President, Juan Ramón de la Fuente• Executive Committee = 4 Vice Presidents• Administrative Board  = 21 Members• IAU Secretariat = 15 Professional and  Administrative staff, one Senior Fellow• IAU Member Institutions and Organizations• IAU Affiliates, Associates and Observers• Numerous partners © IAU – November 2011 3
  4. 4. IAU Board Elected in 2008
  5. 5. 610 Institutions & 28 Organizations  10 Affiliates, 7 Associates, 1 Observer HEI © IAU – November 2011 5
  6. 6. IAU in a Nutshell © IAU – November 2011 6
  7. 7. Forum and Networking for HEI LeadersIAU Conferences and Meeting – past year © IAU – November 2011 7
  8. 8. Forum and Networking for HEI Leaders IAU Conferences and Meeting 2010‐2011 © IAU – November 2011 8
  9. 9. Current Policy and Advocacy Focus © IAU – November 2011 9
  10. 10. Research and Analysis 10
  11. 11. Research, Analysis and Supports International Bibliographic3rd Global Survey on Database available onlineInternationalization of HE Doctoral Programs Equitable Access and Success 11
  12. 12. IAU Services & Opportunities © IAU – November 2011 12
  13. 13. IAU Services and OpportunitiesIAU ISAS expert panel atMykolas Romeris University LEADHER project teams from Université d’Etat d’Haiti & Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 France 13
  14. 14. Information and Communication © IAU – November 2011 14
  15. 15. Reference and Scholarly Publications 15
  16. 16. Coming in 2012‐2013• LEADHER Grants competition • Re‐thinking internationalization  discussion• ISAS reviews in Latin America, Asia and Africa• Consolidation of HEEFA Portal and Workshops• Handbook and web portal on Sustainable  Development with GUNI and AAU• Consultations on Guidelines for HEI Code of Ethics • New editions of WHED, Guide to HE in Africa and  International Handbook of Universities• Phase II of Doctoral Programs project 16
  17. 17. Also Coming in 2012‐201314th General Conference, 13‐16 November 2012,  Inter American University, Puerto RicoHigher Education and the Global Agenda‐Alternative Pathways to thethe Future?  Thematic Program; IAU Elections;   Business Sessions• 5th Global Meeting of Associations, 2013, NCUK,  Manchester, England, theme to be determined 17
  18. 18. Enjoy the 2011 Conference  Meet IAU staff on site:Find out more online • Hilligje van’t Land • Isabelle Devylder • Elodie Boisfer • Ross Hudson • All others at iau@iau‐aiu.net www.iau-aiu.net 18

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